Opening night at the Barcelona Global Sports Forum

Its official.  The third edition of the Barcelona Global Sports Forum got under way this evening at the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, and MotivaGoal was there to cover the event.

Organized by Havas Media, the Sports Forum brings together well-known influential personalities from the world of sport to share their perspective on the current issues of the industry. 

The evening began with a welcome cocktail where delegates, speakers, sporting celebrities and members of the press got a chance to interact and network before the official program begins tomorrow morning.

Among some of the attendees that MotivaGoal got a chance to meet included John Amaechi, former NBA basketball player and current psychologist and NYT best-selling author, as well as Olympic gold medalist figure skater, Katerina Witt.

Tomorrow promises to be a very interesting day as many expert panels have been programmed to discuss important sporting issues. 

                                                      Some of the highlights for tomorrow's agenda include:

  • "Women Who make a Difference in Sport"  - featuring Mia Hamm-former US Soccer player, as well as Olympic gold medalists Pernilla Wiberg and Katerina Witt.
  • "Adidas and UEFA - Keeping the flame burning" - featuring Jocelyn Robiot, VP Global Sports Marketing Adidas International, and Guy Laurent Epstein, Marketing Director for UEFA France
  • "Athletes as leaders of Social Change" - featuring Rai and Didier Drogba
 It promises to be a very interesting day so be sure to check for updates about the event.

MotivaGoal's official press pass

Networking at the welcome cocktail

Press coverage of the event

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